Improvisation Step by Step

Improvisation Step by Step

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This book teaches the improvisation of classical piano music through a step-by-step method including the use of chord tone approaches, scales, arpeggios, non-chord tones, motivic development, ornamentation, modulation, stylistic variation, and more. By practicing simple tasks the pianist escapes the mental pressure of performing on the spot and develops the ease and freedom of improvising in classical styles. This book also includes 7 variations on a theme by Beethoven illustrating the improvisational concept and technique. Includes CD.Misha also studied at Moscow Studio of Music Improvisation Art, the Russian Academy of Music, where Misha was a student ... as well as music for over thirty theater shows, including an original score for Y2K Survival Guide with Leonard Nemoy. Misha has composed a significant amount of music for network television , including programs such as All My Children and One ... Misha and his wife, Evan, teach over one hundred students at Johnson Ferry Conservatory of Music in Atlantaanbsp;...

Title:Improvisation Step by Step
Author:Christiansen, Corey, Misha Stefanuk
Publisher:Mel Bay Publications - 2011-08-19


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